Man carries a decorated bike across the street with a colorful mural in the background.

Some days in Osawatomie, the bikes get carried, as Jeff Dorsett does here with another piece of yard art. But most days, the bikes help carry Osawatomie. Townspeople initially were cool to the concept of the trail, but times and attitudes change. The town landed funding a few years ago that helped build a connecting link and establish a trailhead. Now the trail is seen as the primary tourist destination in Miami County. Credit: Jeff Tuttle